Tinctura Picrorhizae. Br. Tincture of Picrorhiza.

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"Picrorhiza, cut small and bruised, 250 grammes; Alcohol (45 per cent.), 1000 millilitres. Prepare by the maceration process." Br.

Although "this Tincture is of twice the strength of the corresponding preparation of the Indian and Colonial Addendum, 1900," Br., the proportion of alcohol in this tincture is too large for it to be available as an antiperiodic; it is used as a bitter tonic.

Dose, one-half to one fluidrachm (1.8-3.75 mils).

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.